Family Day at Hudson Valley
CONTACT: Jeff Foley (518) 629-8085 or Sarah Boggess (518) 629-8071
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, August 23, 2001
Hudson Valley Community College's annual Family
Day will be held on Saturday, August 25. College officials expect approximately
800 students and 1,500 family members to attend the activities, which are
scheduled to run from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. The event begins at the McDonough
The day's speakers will include Hudson Valley
President John Buono and newly elected Student Senate President Loren Felsman,
as well various student service representatives. Department chairs and
student advisors also will be on hand.
Family Day will conclude with a student/family
picnic on the lawn in front of Hudson Hall from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hudson Valley Community College, located in
Troy, offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four academic
divisions; Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences;
and Liberal Arts and Sciences. One of 30 community colleges in the State
University of New York system, Hudson Valley Community College has an enrollment
of more than 9,000 students each year, and is known as a leader in distance
learning initiatives and worker retraining.